How to Whitelist a Website in uBlock Origin, Adblock, and Others

Ad blocking software is great for removing unwanted ads and even reducing load times on certain web pages. Unfortunately they can also block a little too much, causing the page to not work properly.

Some websites will even block access if ad blocking software is detected. In cases like these, it may be necessary to whitelist a website and allow this content to load.

This tutorial assumes that you are using uBlock Origin or Adblock / Adblock Plus. The steps we will cover should apply to both Firefox and Google Chrome extensions.

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How to Whitelist a Website in uBlock Origin

You can whitelist websites in uBlock Origin under the Trusted Sites tab of the uBlock Origin dashboard:

  1. Left click the uBlock Origin extension and click the 3 gears icon near the bottom to open the uBlock Origin dashboard.
    uBlock Origin Open Dashboard Icon
  2. On the new page that opens, click the Trusted sites tab at the top.
    uBlock Origin Trusted Sites Tab on Dashboard Page
  3. Add the domain ( you wish to whitelist to the bottom of current whitelisted domains. Don’t delete anything in the purple text, just add the domain below it.
    uBlock Origin Website on Trusted Sites List
  4. Click Apply changes.
    uBlock Origin Apply Changes Above Trusted Sites List
  5. If you made the change while on the website you’re whitelisting, refresh the page.

How to Whitelist a Website in Adblock

You can whitelist a website in Adblock by clicking Don't run pages on this site in the extensions left click menu:

  1. Left click the Adblock extension and click Don't run on pages on this site.
    Adblock left click menu whitelist
  2. In the new window that appears, click the Exclude button.
    Adblock whitelist menu
  3. There is no need to refresh with Adblock as it refreshes the page for you.

How to Whitelist a Website in Adblock Plus

You can whitelist websites in Adblock Plus in the extension’s settings:

  1. Left click the Adblock Plus extension and click the Gear icon.
    Adblock Plus left click menu
  2. Click the Whitelisted websites tab (on the left) on the newly opened Settings page.
    Adblock Plus settings menu
  3. Type the domain ( you wish to whitelist in the Add Website field.
    Adblock Plus whitelist website field
  4. Click Add Website.
    Adblock Plus add website button
  5. If you made the change while on the website you’re whitelisting, refresh the page.

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